Welcome to Redbridge - find out more about the
- Redbridge is an outer London Borough
situated in the north-east of the capital, bordering Waltham
Forest, Havering, Newham, Barking and Dagenham and
- Known as the "leafy" suburb, Redbridge
enjoys one of the best living environments in London
- The Borough stretches from Ilford and Seven Kings in the
south, through Newbury Park and Barkingside, to Woodford Green,
Woodford Bridge and Hainault in the north
- Redbridge has a thriving, vibrant multi-cultural
community with a population of 281,400 residents.
- Redbridge is the fourth most diverse borough in
the country and approximately 66 per cent of its population
hail from a minority ethnic background
- Redbridge is a Fairtrade borough -
find out more here
- To find out more about the Redbridge population and other
socio-economic information, see our Research
and Statistics section.
Redbridge’s administrative headquarters are at Redbridge Town
Hall in Ilford. The administration is led by Councillor
You can find out who the current Mayor of
Redbridge is here.
No party has overall control of Redbridge. The administration
operates on the basis of the Partnership Agreement between the
Conservative and Liberal Democrat Group.
The Cabinet and its Members (also known as the Executive) is
made up of nine councillors. Each councillor has responsibility and
a budget for a key service area such as education, the environment,
Find out more about the
Redbridge Council cabinet.
Redbridge Members of Parliament
The Borough is also represented in Westminster by the following
four London MPs:
Redbridge’s current constitutional arrangement is to have a
Leader who is elected by full Council for a 4 year term. The
Leader appoints a Deputy Leader and the Cabinet and assigns
Portfolios to each Cabinet Member.
The Cabinet currently comprises of nine members including the
Leader and Deputy Leader.
The Council employs 8,500 staff who work flexibly
at a number of locations across the Borough.
They strive, at all times, to help make Redbridge
a better place to work and live.
Redbridge Council is a three star Council, which
means that it has received a top grading from the Audit Commission
on its delivery of value for money services to residents.
This places it in the top ten per cent of all
councils across the UK.
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